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Eye Theatre

A Grade II Listed Building in Eye, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3204 / 52°19'13"N

Longitude: 1.1465 / 1°8'47"E

OS Eastings: 614539

OS Northings: 273809

OS Grid: TM145738

Mapcode National: GBR TJL.GPG

Mapcode Global: VHL9F.TYG1

Entry Name: Eye Theatre

Listing Date: 15 June 1951

Last Amended: 12 February 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468248

Location: Eye, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP23

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk

Civil Parish: Eye

Built-Up Area: Eye (Mid Suffolk)

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Eye St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


585-1/7/18 (East side)
15/06/51 Eye Theatre
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
White Lion Hotel)


Formerly known as: White Lion Hotel, premises occupied by EJ
Jones and by Barrett Jenkins BROAD STREET.
Assembly room of former White Lion Hotel. 1738, altered C19,
converted 1988 to theatre. Whitewashed and rendered brick.
Machine tile roof. Entrance to west in form of Greek temple
front added c1975: pediment on pair of unfluted columns in
front of double glazed doors. Single-storey theatre block to
east: four 6/9 unhorned sashes in continuous range. Venetian
window in east gable.
INTERIOR: flat ceiling with late C20 plaster roundels and C19
cast-iron ventilator panels. Plank and muntin dado panelling.
(Paine C: The History of Eye: Diss: 1993-: 44).

Listing NGR: TM1453973809

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